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Belkin announces two new USB 3.0 docking stands for Windows 8 tablets and Ultrabooks based on DisplayLink's award winning technology

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Belkin announces two new USB 3.0 docking stands for Windows 8 tablets and Ultrabooks based on DisplayLink’s award winning technology

PALO ALTO, Calif. and PLAYA VISTA, Calif., – June 4th  2013 – Belkin, a trusted leader of technology solutions for office, classroom, IT infrastructure and mobile environments, and DisplayLink®, the leading provider of USB Graphics technology today announced two new USB 3.0 based docking stand products: a Dual Video Docking Stand for Ultrabooks and Ultra-Portable Laptops (B2B044) and the Dual Video Docking Stand for Windows 8 Tablets (B2B043).

The new Dual Video Docking Stands for Windows 8 Tablets and Ultrabooks provide a full multi-monitor, desktop experience for uncompromised productivity. The B2B044 is ergonomically designed to hold laptops and the B2B043 is designed to hold tablets, each enabling three visible screens. Both docks offer dual monitor expansion via Display Port and DVI-I (VGA can be connected with included adapter), Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 expansion ports and audio, all over a single Plug-and-Display USB cable connection to the host.

“With many companies embracing BYOD, Belkin’s new Dual Video Docking Stand for Ultrabooks and Dual Video Docking Stand for Windows 8 Tablets offer true flexibility to IT managers and businesses globally,” said John Cummins, DisplayLink’s vice president sales and marketing. “DisplayLink is proud to be at the heart of a world first in universal docking with integrated ergonomic stand functionality from Belkin.”

“For universal docking solutions, DisplayLink was the obvious choice for Belkin,” said Timothy North, global product manager of Belkin Business, a division of Belkin International. “The Dual Video Docking Stands enable a user to turn an Ultrabook or Windows 8 Tablet into a full desktop via a single plug-and-display cable connection with SuperSpeed peripheral expansion, corporate LAN connectivity, rapid charging for mobile peripherals with 2.1A fast charging port and audio connectivity - all supported by a sturdy dock stand that reduces cable clutter and simplifies PC host connectivity.”

Dual Video Docking Stand features include:

  • Dual high resolution video via DisplayPort and DVI-I
  • Resolution up to 2048x1152 on both displays
  • Resolution up to 2560x1600 on a single DisplayPort display
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 expansion ports
  • Support for fast charging peripherals via 2.1A enabled USB port
  • High speed USB 2.0 Ports for keyboard and mouse connectivity
  • Integrated gigabit Ethernet
  • Audio
  • Security lock slot
  • Dual cable management clips
  • Non-slip padded stand to house Ultrabooks and/or tablets
  • Supports Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 Pro

Pricing and Availability

The new Dual Video Docking Stand for Ultrabooks and Ultra Portable Laptops B2B044 and the new Dual Video Docking Stand for Windows 8 Tablets B2B043 are available in all regions with respective MSRPs of $249.99. For more information on the latest DisplayLink enabled Belkin products, visit the Belkin Website. The latest DisplayLink driver software can be downloaded here or visit DisplayLink website for more information on USB Graphics expansion.

About DisplayLink – Plug and Display Solutions.

DisplayLink® (www.displaylink.com) develops hardware and software solutions to enable easy connectivity between monitors and computing devices over standard interfaces such as USB, Ethernet, and wireless networks. DisplayLink’s technology increases productivity and ease-of-use in the multi-display workspace and is deployed to millions of users through globally branded PC products including universal docking stations, monitors, projectors, zero client systems and display adapters.

For more information and product details, visit the DisplayLink Shop and follow DisplayLink on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.

About Belkin Business

Belkin Business, a division of Belkin International, offers technology solutions for office, classroom, IT infrastructure, and mobile environments. A proven technology leader for more than 30 years, organizations worldwide trust Belkin for its unwavering commitment to product quality, and expertise in creating solutions designed to address customer requirements in business, government and education. With a global supply chain and broad provider network, Belkin commands a purchasing power that delivers greater value and unparalleled execution advantages to customers. The company’s line of commercial products are available through Belkin's global network of distributors and resellers. Headquartered in Playa Vista, California, the company is represented in more than 25 countries and can be found on the Web at http://www.belkin.com/us/business/enterprise.

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